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AP English Semester One Exam Review Scarlet Letter Test One – Chapters 1-12 1. The setting of Scarlet Letter is _______. Boston in the 1640’s 2. In the first chapter, the symbol of hope is _______. The rosebush 3. As Hester stands ashamed on the scaffold, it is ironic that she ______. Would remind a Roman Catholic of the Virgin Mary 4. When Reverend Dimmesdale exhorts Hester to tell who the father of her child is, the narrator says that this man’s most impressive feature is ______. His voice 5. Hawthorne describes the scarlet letter on Hester’s bosom as ______. An impressive display on her needlework 6. Chillingworth tells Hester that he was wrong to marry her because _______. (Both A and B) He was old and she was young AND he was a solitary man given to scholarly pursuits 7. Regarding the father of Hester’s child, Chillingworth intends to _____. Make him suffer mental anguish 8. Upon Chillingworth’s demand, Hester promises that _______. She will keep his true identity a secret 9. As Hester walks through the town wearing her scarlet letter, she becomes aware of a new sense within that tells her that ______. Others have sinned as she but have not been caught 10. Hester names her daughter Pearl because _____. The child has cost her everything she has 11. Hester goes with Pearl to Governor Bellingham’s house because _______. She has embroidery AND wishes to argue 12. Inside Governor Bellingham’s hall, Pearl throws a fit because she wants _____. A red rose from the garden 13. When governor Bellingham asks Pearl who made her she replies ______. No one AND she was plucked 14. Dimmesdale’s argument for Hester to keep Pearl is that _____. If Hester can teach Pearl the ways of God, she will save herself and Pearl
15. If the magistrates had taken Pearl from Hester she would have ______. Gone with Mistress Hibbins to sign her name in the Black Man’s book 16. Chillingworth obtains his knowledge of medicine from ______. (Both A and D) the Indians in the forest AND study of alchemy in England 17. Whenever he becomes nervous or agitated, Dimmesdale ____. Puts his hand over his heart 18. Chillingworth might be called a leech because _____. All of the above 19. Dimmesdale is not suspicious of Chillingworth’s intentions because ______. All of the above 20. Dimmesdale refuses to confess because he ______. All of the above 21. Chillingworth first knows that Dimmesdale is Pearl’s father when ____. He looks beneath Dimmesdale’s vestment while the latter is sleeping 22. During the minister’s midnight vigil on the scaffold, he is observed by ____. Chillingworth 23. The image used to describe the connection between Hester, Pearl, and Dimmesdale on the scaffold during the midnight vigil is a(n) ______. Electric chain 24. To the townspeople, the letter A that appeared in the sky stands for ____. Angel 25. In the 2 nd scaffold scene, _____. The truth stands above all, but only the most careful observer can see it Matching (didn’t get rising action) 26. John Wilson: walks past scaffold but fails to see 27. Inciting incident: Chillingworth arrives to Hester 28. Motivation: Chillingworth’s desire for revenge 29. Mistress Hibbins: thought to be a witch 30. Governor Bellingham: wants to take Pearl from Hester 31. The Black Man: represents evil

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